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Fiction - Children's - ISBN: 1405054255 - ISBN13: 9781405054256

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Excellent

“Take me away!”

published 17/10/2007

Fun and easy to read, colourful, beautiful illust...

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As say the opening lines of this wonderful book: This is the tale of a tiny snail. And a great big, grey-blue humpback whale...... I think most people are aware of the Gruffalo, especially those with children, but for those who need a little introduction, The Gruffalo is the book which shot Julia...

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“Off to see the world”

published 17/08/2006

Lovely rhyming text and great pictures

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The Snail and the Whale Another Julia Donaldson book, and one which is a real favourite of Little Miss. THE STORY AND ILLUSTRATIONS The story and illustrations really complement each other and give the story an almost melodious and certainly timeless appeal. We start with a small snail who lives...

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“An Unlikely Pair”

published 06/04/2014

fun, nice story,

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I am a big fan of Julia Donaldson books and love sharing them with my son at bedtime. He also enjoys them and a large number of his favourite books are penned by her – The Gruffalo, Monkey Puzzle and A Squash and a Squeeze to name a few. I personally think she has a lovely writing style that not...

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Super

Great adventure, lovely story, great illustrations

Not sure what age group it targets

Book Details Published by Macmillan in 2004 32 pages Available in both soft and hardback Age Suitability 3-5years (see my comments in general opinion) Synopsis This is the story of a tiny snail who longs to explore the great wild world someday, so he hitches a ride with a friendly whale. Together...

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Excellent

lovely story and illustrations

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'The Snail and the Whale' is a particularly endearing picture book for young children written and ilustrated by the fantastic team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, probably best known for 'The Gruffalo' At the start of the book we meet a little sea snail who is full of wonderlust and longs...

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Excellent

Bueatiful illustrations

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This has to be my favourite childrens book. "This is the tale of a tiny snail and the great big, grey-blue humpback whale" The snail wanted to travel but she was to small to go far on her own, after leaving a message (saying "lift wanted aroud the world") trailing across a big rock near the seas...

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